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US States That Were Once Independent Countries

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Of the 50 states that make up the current Untied States of America four were once independent nations of their own 1 The California Republic Bear Flag Republic 2 The Vermont Republic 3 The Republic of Texas 4 The Kingdom of Hawaii Aside from the four independent countries discussed in this video that are now states a number of other governments have established themselves on lands that are now part of the United States Native American peoples including the well organized Iroquois Confederacy and the European colonial empires of Spain France Great Britain the Netherlands Sweden Russia and Denmark all possessed lands at some time that are now part of the United States as well The Watauga Association the State of Muskogee and the Republic of Indian Stream were all small short lived governments established over small portions of US territory during the late eighteenth or early nineteenth centuries None of these three governments were ever officially recognized however During the American Civil War the Confederate States of America formed in rebellion between 1861-1865 The Confederate states of Alabama Florida Georgia Louisiana Mississippi South Carolina and Texas all had very short lived republics during the early months of their secession in 1861 before joining together as a single nation as well Blog